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ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS. Sixth edition. Francis D.K. Ching. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, 2015. Original edition published 1975 by Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York. 272 pp. with 247 ills. 28 x 22 cm. ISBN 9781119035664 In English.
Publisher's description: Architectural Graphics is the classic bestselling reference by one of the leading global authorities on architectural design drawing, Francis D.K. Ching. Now in its sixth edition, this essential guide offers a comprehensive introduction to using graphic tools and drafting conventions to translate architectural ideas into effective visual presentations, using hundreds of the author's distinctive drawings to illustrate the topic effectively. This updated edition includes new information on orthographic projection in relation to 3D models, and revised explanations of line weights, scale and dimensioning, and perspective drawing to clarify some of the most difficult concepts. New examples of modern furniture, APA facilities, and presentation layout provide more up-to-date visuals, and the Reference Center features all new animations, videos, and practice exercises. Architectural graphics are key tools for conveying design through representation on paper or on screen, and this book is the ultimate guide to mastering the skill, then applying your talent to create more effective design communication.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Architecture, Drawing and Watercolor
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 166748
Paperbound $55.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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